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Warp of linen; ground of square ornament of plum-colored wool; design of natural-colored linen, with interlacing stems and vine leaves in plum-colored wool, woven into a piece of natural-colored linen fabric. Details are executed with a flying shuttle. Interlaced designs of similar motifs are...

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Everett Fund

Egyptian (Coptic), Early Byzantine, 4th–6th century A.D.


Overall: 46 x 49 cm (18 1/8 x 19 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; tapestry with eccentric weft, dovetailed


Textiles and Fashion Arts